Virginia seeks reimbursement for inauguration expenses

From NBC12 News

RICHMOND, VA (NBC12) - Virginia will bill the federal government for $7 million in costs associated with President Barack Obama's inauguration.

Governor Tim Kaine says the state's largest expenditure was $3.9 million by the Department of Transportation.

That includes snow and ice removal on the roads to Washington.

Additional law enforcement cost the state nearly $800 thousand.

And Virginia spent $200 thousand on free buses to shuttle inaugural attendees.

Virginia expects to be reimbursed by the Department of Homeland Security.

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